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patrol agent brian terry was killed in arizona and two of the guns sent undercover by the u.s. government into mexico were found at the crime scene, the program exploded in controversy. could one of those walked guns be responsible for the death of a federal agent? the head of the a.t.f. has step down. a u.s. attorney in arizona has resigned and lesser officials have been transferred or replaced. but questions remain. who instituted the program? what did attorney general eric holder know about it? and when? >> i'm not sure of the exact date but i probably heard about fast and furious for the first time over the last few weeks. >> schieffer: was there a cover-up, a scandal or is it all just politics? we'll talk to congressman darrell ice a, the congressional chairman investigating the justice department's role. and congressman elijah cummings, the ranking democrat on his committee. we'll also bring in cbs news investigative correspondent sheryl attkisson who first broke the story. and then we'll talk politics and get the latest on the republican presidential race from chief white house cor
getting used to. >> they asked me who is is the president of uzbekistan i'm going to say, you know, i don't know. do you know? >> schieffer: but he's turning conventional wisdom on its head with his unconventional campaign. >> romney, perry, perry romney. i thought it was a new song. >> schieffer: his campaign manager tried to explain it in a video that is, well, downright bizarre. >> we've run a campaign like nobody has ever seen. but then america has never seen a candidate like herman cain. ♪ america >> schieffer: whatever is causing it, herman cain is the hottest thing in republican politics. he's in the studio with us straight ahead on "face the nation." >> schieffer: good morning again. herman cain is in the studio with us this morning with a big smile on his face and no wonder. you are now leading, mr. cain, in two national polls this week including the cbs news/"new york times" poll. here is the new des moines register poll just out this morning for iowa where the first contest takes place in january. lo and behold you're basically in a statistical tie with mitt romney. you have
by the very people that we liberated. >> schieffer: that's just the point here. if they don't want us there and the conditions they laid down suggests they don't want us there, how can you really help people who don't want your help? >> well again, the problem is we've put a lot of deposit into this situation with iraq. to think that we are so disrespected and they have so little fear of the united states that there would be nothing that we would gain from this? that's why i've called on president obama to return to the negotiating table. the obama administration has said they've gotten everything they wanteded. they got exactly nothing. i believe that iraq should reimburse the united states fully for the amount of money that we have spent to liberate these people. they're not a poor country. they're a wealthy country. i think that they need to do that because what we will be leaving behind is a nation that is very fragile and will be subject to dominance by iran and their influence in the region. that's not good. >> schieffer: do you think, congresswoman, that the american people wit
again. welcome to face the nation. in the studio with us today herman cain annuity gingrich. i want to ask both of you. you both spoke to the big conservative values conference last week. but the preacher who introduceded rick perry kind of stole all the headlines because he told reporters that more monism is a cult and that mitt romney is not a christian. mr. gingrich, should that be part of the discussion? >> no. i think that none of us should sit in judgment on somebody else's religion. i thought it was very unwise and very inappropriate. >> schieffer: do you think that mitt romney is a christian? >> i think he's a mormon and they define themselves as a branch of christianity. >> schieffer: your thoughts? >> we're not running for theologian in chief. we're running for president of united states of america. while i believe that the american people want to know what are your values, what are your principles because your values and your principles may impact how you make decisions but not get into the specifics of your chosen religion. >> schieffer: do you think mormons are christia
traveled this week. yesterday army general carter ham who heads the u.s. forces in africa told the a.p.that he thought the military mission in libya is daunting. what do you think? should the nato mission be declared over even with qaddafi still at large? >> i think it is certainly winding down. i think there's no doubt that victory has been won. but there's enormous challenges for the libyans. there's still significant... areas where they haven't gained control. they have no national army, bob. and these militias are very... it's very unclear where they will go and where they lie. they need a national army. they've got thousands and thousands of wounded. they say that they've lost 25,000 people killed, 3,000 have been maimed. 60,000 injured. that's their government figures. we should be helping them. they don't have the medical expertise and talent to take care of these people. senator rubio and senator kirk and senator graham and i went to hospital in tripoli. there are amp uwe tees there. we should be sending... either helping them by sending them some of to our hospital in german
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